Monday, July 24, 2017
Contact us    |    Advertise    |   Help   RSS icon Twitter icon Facebook icon
    Home  ·  News  ·  Forum  ·  Stories  ·  Image Gallery  ·  Columns  ·  Encyclopedia  ·  Videos
Find: in
This news story is archived which means that, while it is still available to view, the information contained within may be outdated and the original source site/link may no longer be viewable.

For the most recent stories, please visit either the site's home page or main news section.

Man has 12 fingers and 14 toes

Posted on Friday, 19 March, 2010 | Comment icon 11 comments | News tip by: Still Waters


Image credit: sxc.hu

 
A 24-year-old Indian man is in the record books for having 12 fingers and 14 toes due to a rare medical ailment.

While his extra digits do have their own bones he is unable to feel or use them properly because they don't have nerve endings. The rare condition 'polydactlyism' responsible for this peculiar abnormality comes from the Greek for 'many fingers'.

"An Indian man is proud of the 12 fingers and 14 toes which have put him in the record books."

  View: Full article

 Source: Ananova


  Discuss: View comments (11)

   


 
Recent comments on this story
Comment icon #2 Posted by Marby on 18 March, 2010, 16:09
I don't care how sick this sounds, but I'm kind of jealous. I've always wanted an extra toe or finger! And he's got loads of them!!!
Comment icon #3 Posted by Slorri on 18 March, 2010, 16:20
I don't care how sick this sounds, but I'm kind of jealous. I've always wanted an extra toe or finger! And he's got loads of them!!! The more the merrier.
Comment icon #4 Posted by Scanner..... on 18 March, 2010, 16:23
I don't care how sick this sounds, but I'm kind of jealous. I've always wanted an extra toe or finger! And he's got loads of them!!! NUTTER ALERT!! NUTTER ALERT!! Everybody please vacate the thread in a calm an orderly manor, once Marby has been removed business can continue as normal.
Comment icon #5 Posted by BiffSplitkins on 18 March, 2010, 16:50
WOW, I'd love to be able to count up to 26.
Comment icon #6 Posted by Marby on 18 March, 2010, 16:53
NUTTER ALERT!! NUTTER ALERT!! Everybody please vacate the thread in a calm an orderly manor, once Marby has been removed business can continue as normal. :ph34r: Try and take me out *waves a fake toe around* Try it and I swear I'll use it!
Comment icon #7 Posted by Dr Alien on 18 March, 2010, 16:55
PHOTOSHOP!!
Comment icon #8 Posted by Marby on 18 March, 2010, 16:56
PHOTOSHOP!! You ruiner of dreams.
Comment icon #9 Posted by Purplos on 18 March, 2010, 17:48
His ring fingers look like they are fused to his middle fingers as well.
Comment icon #10 Posted by tigger on 19 March, 2010, 8:44
great for math class.. all those extra digits.
Comment icon #11 Posted by the rebirth on 19 March, 2010, 16:14
His ring fingers look like they are fused to his middle fingers as well. thats why they wont give him an official Guinness record for fingers and toes. not all of them are separated. he mustve learned to count very well at a young age though.


Please Login or Register to post a comment.


  On the forums
New species of giant sunfish discovered
7-24-2017
Marine researcher Marianne Nyegaard has identified the first new species of sunfish in over 130 years.
Nazi gold reportedly found in WWII shipwreck
7-24-2017
A chest thought to be filled with Nazi gold has been found in the wreckage of the scuttled SS Minden.
Mystery woman 'wails through letterboxes'
7-23-2017
Several households in England have been plagued by a woman crying through their letterboxes at night.
Robot ventures inside Fukushima reactor 3
7-23-2017
Scientists in Japan have identified what could be fuel debris within the devastated nuclear reactor.
Other news in this category
Public names locomotive 'Trainy McTrainface'
Posted 7-23-2017 | 15 comments
A recent poll in Sweden has shown, once again, why asking the public to name anything is a bad idea....
 
Free diver hits bottom of world's deepest pool
Posted 7-21-2017 | 7 comments
A new video shows veteran free diver Guillaume Nery descending 131ft underwater on only one lungful of air....
 
Frozen sausages land on house roof in Florida
Posted 7-19-2017 | 16 comments
A family in South Florida were left perplexed this week after their house was hit by bags of frozen meat....
 
Security robot drowns itself in a fountain
Posted 7-18-2017 | 27 comments
A new security robot brought in to help monitor an office in Washington DC ended up committing suicide....
 
Woman taking selfie wrecks $200,000 exhibit
Posted 7-15-2017 | 29 comments
The heart-stopping moment saw an entire row of extremely expensive art pieces collapse like dominoes....
 
Man creates 'world's largest Super Soaker'
Posted 7-15-2017 | 6 comments
Former NASA engineer Mark Rober has created a super-powerful water gun capable of firing at 243mph....
 
Teenager wins the lottery twice in one week
Posted 7-10-2017 | 10 comments
19-year-old Rosa Dominguez struck it rich, not once, but twice after buying two $5 tickets back in June....
 
Incredible gymnast is still performing at 91
Posted 7-6-2017 | 7 comments
Johanna Quaas might look frail, but behind her elderly exterior lies a remarkable physical skill....
 
Toilets chase pedestrians through Moscow
Posted 7-2-2017 | 9 comments
A recent bout of stormy weather in Russia caused portable toilets to start careening down the street....
 
NASA scientist denies absurd Mars conspiracy
Posted 6-30-2017 | 177 comments
A guest on the Alex Jones Show had suggested that children were being sent to Mars to work as slaves....
 
Man sells salvaged R2-D2 for $2.76 million
Posted 6-29-2017 | 4 comments
A Star Wars enthusiast from the UK has made a tidy profit by rebuilding the droid from spare parts....
 

 View: More news in this category
 
Top   |  Home   |   Forum   |   News   |   Image Gallery   |  Columns   |   Encyclopedia   |   Videos   |   Polls
UM-X 10.7 Unexplained-Mysteries.com 2001-2017
Privacy Policy and Disclaimer   |   Cookies   |   Advertise   |   Contact   |   Help/FAQ